Monthly Archives: September 2013

DIY Solar Power – Do It Yourself Solar Energy

DIY solar power (do it yourself solar power) is fast gaining popularity as a viable alternative energy choice to help supply people’s homes energy needs. There are now a number of alternative energy choices, but solar still stands head and shoulders above the rest as a viable, easily attainable, renewable energy source, that’s is effective and environmentally friendly. For some households the expense of having a commercial off the shelf solar panel system installed is still too expensive to afford (often costing many thousands of dollars),  DIY solar power systems (building your own solar panels) on the other hand, are cheap (as ...

Homemade Solar Cells – Build Your Own Solar Cells and Save $$$

In this current climate of rising energy costs and with the world now looking to move to greener energy choices, many people are looking into the viability of making their own homemade solar cells. So let’s get right to it, can you make your own solar cells? Well the answer is probably a surprise to many of you, but yes you can, you can make quality, usable solar cells and it’s nowhere near as hard or as expensive as you may think. In fact homemade solar cells can be built by just about anyone who has some rudimentary carpentry or DIY ...